[nycbug-talk] IRC SERVER

Bob Ippolito bob
Wed Jun 16 16:36:23 EDT 2004

On Jun 16, 2004, at 4:32 PM, Dan Langille wrote:

> On 16 Jun 2004 at 16:26, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> On Jun 16, 2004, at 3:36 PM, Louis Zhang wrote:
>>> I'm currently running a private IRC server located in midtown area, I
>>> can set it for nycbug use if,
>>> some of you would like to keep your hostnames hidden but don't have
>>> bncs, or efnet is too risky,
>>>  or whatever the reason.??
>> If it's going to be some private server, why not just use SILC (
>> http://www.silcnet.org/ )?  That way it'd be encrypted too :)
> Please, let's not use a private server.  Some of us are already on
> enough networks as it is.  Adding more private servers is strongly
> discouraged here.   Once you're on 5 or 6 networks, adding more just
> doesn't make sense.

I'm not saying we should, I personally just stick to freenode because 
that's where all the developer talk is..  But if we were to go out of 
our way, it would be cool to try out a more advanced protocol (though I 
guess Jabber would be an interesting candidate as well).

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